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Hands-on Rust
Make fun games as you learn the Rust programming language through a series of hands-on game development tutorials and real-world use of core language skills.

Adopting Elixir
Everything you need to know to take your application from concept to production, from business case to production performance.

Learn to Program, Third Edition
A gentle, lighthearted, practical introduction into computer programming for the total beginner.

Practical Programming, Third Edition
Solve real-world problems as you learn the fundamentals of programming using Python 3.

Technical Blogging, Second Edition (+audio)
This practical guide shows you how to share your technical expertise online — to amplify your influence, impact your field, and gain recognition.

Small, Sharp Software Tools
Master the command line to improve and optimize your software development experience.

Modern Vim
Using new features from version 8 of Vim, learn how to extend your editor and make it the centerpiece of a Unix-based IDE.

Essential 555 IC
Build unique and clever projects, and learn how to use the most important integrated circuit ever made, the 555 timer.

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